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The release of a 3DS Rayman Origins demo did indeed lead into a (new) release date announcement. According to the information in the eShop and in this trailer, the platformer will finally arrive on 3DS June 5, 2012.That's a day after Ubisoft's E3 press conference, so Rayman Origins could potentiall...

May 17th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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If you're looking for stuff to download for your Wii, just move along. There's nothing this week.But on 3DS, Kirby's Block Ball brings classic mascot-based ... Breakout? And today is finally your opportunity to play Rayman Origins on 3DS. At least, in demo form. There's still no release date for th...

May 17th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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There's nothing we like more than a good, mysterious domain registration. This latest batch of URLs with undisclosed purposes comes courtesy of Ubisoft, which has registered both RaymanLegends.com and Rayman-Legends.com.This maneuver – spotted by Fusible – follows rumors that Ubisoft ha...

April 26th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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A survey from marketing firm Arkenford – which has Ubisoft as one of its clients – is apparently shopping around the concept of a Rayman Origins sequel. According to some images grabbed from a survey and sent to Kotaku, a potential sequel could feature dragons, ghosts and gods from Gree...

April 23rd 2012 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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The launch of Rayman Origins on 3DS has been delayed in Europe. Initially scheduled to hit today, the game is now pushed back to June 8. Ubisoft offered no explanation for the delay.Rayman Origins is already out on PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and Vita, but of course none of those offer Rayman in glasses-free...

March 16th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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This is a column by Kat Bailey dedicated to the analysis of the once beloved Japanese RPG sub-genre. Tune in every Wednesday for thoughts on white-haired villains, giant robots, Infinity+1 swords, and everything else the wonderful world of JRPGs has to offer. I wish more Japanese RPGs were like Ray...

March 9th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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We get it -- there are plenty of games out there these days, and maybe with all of the chaos at the end of last year, the great Rayman Origins slipped through your fingers. Maybe this underrated Ubisoft gem didn't quite make your cut. Yes, it made money, but not nearly enough people appreciated the...

March 3rd 2012 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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The Vita's launch in the UK saw 23 games hit the shelves for the handheld, but only two titles accounted for 50 percent of sales. Uncharted: Golden Abyss was at the top of the Chart-Track UK charts this past week, representing 31 percent of week one Vita software sales. FIFA Football took second wi...

February 27th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Rayman Origins has been profitable for publisher Ubisoft and the company feels the title will be an evergreen success. Although the publisher didn't share sales figures or what the budget was for the title on today's investor call, Rayman Origins' apparent lack of sales success didn't make it a com...

February 15th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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With the announcement of release dates for 3DS and Vita, there are vanishingly few platforms left that won't have Rayman Origins. Now the PC joins the platforming party, with a release in both Europe and the United States on March 29. The PC version retains the 4-player co-op functionality of the c...

January 26th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments